23 Apr What’s So Special About Uluwatu
Uluwatu, a must visit place when you are travelling to Bali. Located atop the limestone cliffs of the Bukit Peninsula at the southern-part of Bali, symbolized by its clifftop temple “Pura Luhur Uluwatu” as well as the famous kecak fire dance performance with scenic background to breathtaking sunset at land’s end.
The name Uluwatu comes from Ulu meaning “land-end” and watu meaning “rock”. Uluwatu is also well-known as Surfer HQ. It was discovered as a surfing destination in 1972, due to the making of “Morning of The Earth”, a classic surf film by Alby Falzon and David Elfick.
It’s also home to most of best unspoilt white sandy beaches and most famous waves in Bali. Some of famous names include Padang Padang Beach, Bingin Beach, Nunggalan Beach, Nyang-Nyang Beach & Blue Point Beach. Some of the best luxury hotels & resorts are also situated in Uluwatu. Various restaurants, cafes and beach clubs can be found throughout Uluwatu, from cheap food stalls to luxury restaurants.
Nowadays, Uluwatu becomes popular destination for travelers like honeymooners, couples, family, adventures and surfers. It offers the best combination of sweeping views of the Indian Ocean, scenic luxury villas & resorts, iconic temple, best white sandy beaches and waves, glitzy beach clubs and worrld-class surfing spots. This is where you can escape the buzzing crowds of South Bali and bask in laid back as well as up-scale vibes.